Blackman-Leoni Township public safety department: Officers called to fires, four-vehicle crash

(MLive File Photo)  The Blackman-Leoni Township public safety department reported the following Friday, Feb. 27, and early Saturday activity: At 10:19 a.m. on York Lane in Blackman Township, there was a report of criminal sexual conduct. The detective bureau is investigating. At 12:24 p.m., there was a structure fire on Shoreham Street in Blackman Township. […]

Albion track athletes complete indoor schedule

ANGOLA, Ind. – Alex Goricki placed in two events as Albion College completed the indoor portion of the track field season at Trine University. A senior from Ypsilanti, Goricki placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 41′ 5 ¾” and fourth in the 60 meter hurdles reaching the finish line in 9.15 […]

Albion defense freezes Aurora

AURORA, Ill. – Tim Urso scored four times, Cameron Braun and Alexander Dziewit added two goals apiece, and Kyle Formanczyk collected 13 saves as Albion College walked off Vago Field with a 13-6 victory over Aurora University in non-league men’s lacrosse action. The teams traded goals as they played to a 3-3 draw early in […]

Wizards 99, Pistons 95: Spencer Dinwiddie, Greg Monroe spark comeback but it comes up short

WASHINGTON — Detroit Pistons rookie Spencer Dinwiddie wasn’t ready to take over the starting job at point guard, which is why the team traded for Reggie Jackson. But Saturday night, in an ill-fated comeback attempt, the second-round draft pick offered some hope for the future. The Pistons lost 99-95 to the Washington Wizards, but Dinwiddie […]

Bestsellers Books & Coffee Co’s Honey Badger drink is ‘sweet with a kick’ of cayenne pepper

Bestsellers Books Coffee Co. Address: 360 S Jefferson St, Mason, 48854 Hours: Monday-Friday: 6:30 am – 8 pm, Saturday: 8 am – 6 pm, Sunday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Online:, Facebook MASON, MI — Across the street from the historic Ingham Couny courthouse is Bestsellers Books Coffee Co. On the morning we visited, there […]

Michigan’s Best Coffee Shop: Gonzo tries ‘Brew Shots’ at the Brew House in Norton Shores

NORTON SHORES, MI – When it comes to the Brew House in Norton Shores, coffee and craft beer go hand in hand. The addition of 24 craft beer taps has made The Brew House in Norton Shores a popular destination for late-night beverages, however, its coffee roots remain as strong as ever. The shop located at […]

Michigan’s Best Coffee Shop: Drip Drop Drink perfecting the pour-over method in downtown Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MI – It’s a slow process that produces energizing results. Located in the heart of downtown Muskegon, Drip Drop Drink uses a pour-over method to make coffee. The slower but more efficient technique allows the brewer to control all elements of the coffee-making process: the amount of coffee and water, the temperature of the water […]

Saginaw Choral Society singers storm the stage with ‘Songs from Stage and Screen’

View full sizeDave Tagget, who in 2014 threw himself into “If I Were A Rich Man”€ from “€œFiddler on the Roof”€ at the Saginaw Choral Society’s members’ showcase, returns to coordinate this year’s production, “Songs from Stage and Screen,”€ beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, 2015, at First United Methodist […]

Jerry Springer and ‘The Price is Right’ adds up to fun at Soaring Eagle in Mount Pleasant

View full sizeJerry Springer hosts four rounds of “The Price is Right Live” on March 6 and 7 at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant.Sue White | For  MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – News of Jerry Springer hosting “The Price is Right Live” on March 6 and 7 at the Soaring Eagle Casino […]

Dancing with the Local Stars opens with colorful, creative performance in front of packed house

MUSKEGON, MI – Just as the icon Oprah Winfrey once said, “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes and dance.” Here in Muskegon, that chance was obvious on Thursday, Feb. 27. Twelve couples danced the night away in front of nearly 400 people at the opening night of […]